Panicum (Switch Grass) virgatum 'Heavy Metal' (Heavy Metal Switch Grass)

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Very stiff upright, clump-forming plant with metallic blue foliage, and yellow fall color. Pink-tinged blooms are airy and attractive from summer through winter, fading to a straw-yellow in late fall. Shorter than many of the Switch Grasses. Well suited as a border plant, in groups or mass plantings.

  • Height: 3'-5'
  • Spread: 1'-2'
  • Exposure:
  • Bloom: summer seed heads
  • Flower Color: Pink to Yellow